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  1. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hey everyone, As the title suggests I'm a newly qualified adult nurse (bsc degree), I want to move to Alberta with my 6 year old. I know I'll need to gain experience first so have set a goal of four years.. fingers crossed. Looking for advice/information/general chat about anyone who has done...
  2. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    I currently live in South Africa and I have a Bachelors degree in Education(Foundation Phase). I was wondering if anyone has moved to Calgary(or anywhere in Canada) with a UNISA teaching degree and what they had to do to make their degree recognized. I have heard i will need to study further...
  3. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi My name is Tamer and I recently moved to Calgary with my partner. I already had work lined up before we got here, but my partner is currently looking for employment. I believe most employment here is through networking rather than job advertisement? My partner is a Contract...
  4. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    May same like a trivial matter, but am considering relocation to Calgary but am a bit concerned about Calgary's leash law for outside cats. Can anyone comment on their experience moving cats to Calgary? And how difficult it was to find accomodation (ie rentals or shared housing) that would...
  5. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hello! We are looking to send a Canadian to Houston which will be the first expat assignment our company has done therefore we are looking for some best practices. We need to draft a contract for our employee and are looking at questions such as which country they will be paid out of, clawback...
  6. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi, we've been living in Calgary for 6 months now and my husband and I receive static electricity shocks multiple times a day and a lot of them hurt quite a bit. I did some research and found out that in dry places there can be a lot of static electricity, but it was just recently when a...
  7. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hey Guys, New to this so thanks in advance for any help!! I am working as a HVAC Engineer in the UK and after lots of searching, I think this is the equivalent of a HVAC Technician in Canada. Myself and my wife are visiting in February as she has a Nurse equivalency test. While she is working...
  8. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Just wondering if there are any Irish expats in Calgary out there? My husband recently completed an interview with a company from Calgary here in Ireland and we are just waiting to hear if he got the job or not. He is an Electrician and we were really blown away by the interviewer and the...
  9. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    hi everyone, finally i signed myself up on this forum. been looking for advices and perspectives from this forum for years, yet feeling to be a part of it just now! :) i am from Indonesia and recently just got back from Saudi Arabia. i worked there for a year and i did not like it. then this...
  10. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi, apparently western areas of Calgary are more desireable to live in, could anyone tell me, is the east side that bad that it should be avoided? Many thanks
  11. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hello everyone. I am a Software Engineer when Software development and IT project management experience. I have worked with international companies all my professional life, so I expect to quickly understand the so called "Canadian business culture and experience". I am hispanic, 34, with a 3y/o...
  12. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi all, Myself and my girlfriend are seriously interested in moving to Calgary, Alberta. I am a Police Officer and she is due to qualify as a pharmacist. I have made contact with the Calgary police force who have told me that I need to be a permanent resident before I can apply, however, they...
  13. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hey guys, we r planning to land in Ottawa or Calgary.. not being sure I request u guys to throw some light on the issue.. My husband ( primary applicant ) is Financial Manager here in Dubai, but would be more than happy if he cud start as accountant. Is Ottawa more of a bilingual city? Coz we...
  14. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    i was looking into falling back on my origonal job for immigration which was doing telecomms and fibre optics which i think is covered under 7245 Telecommunications line and cable workers accoridng to Occupations in demand in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario | Working In Canada however...
  15. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi there, We're planning on living in Calgary for 6mths-2yrs (depending on jobs etc) from Sep 2010, coming from Sydney Australia. We love the mountains which is why we've picked the Rockies as the place to try base ourselves! Just after any advice on good long-stay accomodation in or close to...
  16. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hello this is my first post but have read many previous posts to gather info and advice.... it’s been really helpful so decided to register. We are a family of 4 (children aged 8 & 6) and may be given the opportunity to move to Calgary through my husbands work in July 2010. Although the finer...
  17. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hello, Please compare Fort McMurray and Calgary with family life and children's education as the basis. Thanks in advance.:o
  18. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hope somebody here can help me. My family would like to move to Canada. We are currently living in Taiwan. My husband and I have 3 lovely kids, 16, 8 and 6 and a charming 3 year old golden retriever. I am a Biochemistry graduate but have worked for logistics management for more than 10 years...
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